• Planters for vegetables

    I have giant wooden planters we built around the edges of our deck last year. We filled them with potting soil and grew some herbs and vegetables. I am wondering if there is anything I need to do to prep…

  • Container Broccoli Problem

    Hi there! I just recently discovered this resource and am very impressed – thanks for all the guidance! I have just started doing some serious container gardening this year, always been interested but never had the space until now. I’ve…

  • Terrace Container Gardening

    I have a large terrace with NW exposure and is sheltered by a 6 foot wall. The condo is in the Beach area of Toronto so very close to the lake. I am looking to make an empty space into…

  • Edema Damaging Curry Tree

    I keep killing Curry Tree plants by keeping roots too wet which leads to Edema. Can you please detail a soil mix that will help with water drainage.…

  • Plant ID Hibiscus

    Hello, Kindly help me in identifying this plant? Is this a house plant? May I keep it outside during the summer? When does it normally bloom? Thank you.  …

  • When to prune a Hibiscus

    I have 2 tropical hibiscus plants that I put outside in the summer and bring in the house for the winter. This summer they have been very happy and have more than doubled in size. They are each about 3…

  • Repotting in-container plants

    Dear Master Gardeners, Kindly advise me on whether these plants need to be repotted. They’ve grown quite a bit since they were given to me. I want to make sure they have enough room to grow even more. Please help…

  • Mystery Plant

    This arrived in a pot on my condo balcony last year, in which a clematis had been planted the previous year. It is now well over 6-ft high and quite bushy. I would love to have it identified

  • weeds and tomato blight

    I’ve been trying to get rid of weeds (Please see attached) at my backyard garden for the last several years but without any success. This year I have planted my vegetables in the bucket yet the weeds are growing and…

  • Tiger Eye Sumac – Regina SK

    I have planted Tiger Eye Sumac trees in planters in my yard this summer, and they are thriving. I am wondering if I move them into my heated garage if they would survive the winter so I can use them…